Apply New Voter ID Card on Voter Helpline App

The Indian government initiated the Digital India campaign in 2015. As part of this campaign, it aims to make all types of government documents and services available to citizens through digital means. The National Voter Service Portal and the Voter Helpline app by the Election Commission of India play a crucial role in this initiative. Through these apps, citizens can apply for and prepare voter identification cards. Detailed information on how to create a new voter card using Aadhar card is available on the Voter Helpline app.

For voting, it is essential for citizens to have a voter identification card. All citizens in India who are 18 years and older can apply for a voter card. The Election Commission of India has launched a “Voter Helpline” app, which can be used by all eligible citizens to apply for a voter identification card. Those who have not yet registered for a voter card can use the official app of the Election Commission of India to apply for one.

Registration for a voter identification card does not require a visit to government offices. If you have only an Aadhar card and have completed 18 years of age, you can spend a little time on the Voter Helpline app to apply for a voter card online. Through this process, you can save both time and expenses.

The process of preparing a voter identification card.

Apply for a New Voter ID Card

Now, see how to create your new voter identification card online through the app. Follow the simple steps provided below.

Step 1: First, you need to go to your Google Play Store and install the “Voter Helpline” app.

Step 2: Once the app is installed, its initial display will appear on your screen. There, you will be provided with relevant information in the Disclaimer. In that, check the “I Agree” box and click on the “Next” button.


Step 3: Now, you need to choose the language of the app. Here, we have selected English.


Step 4: On the new page, click on the “Voter Registration” button.


Step 5: A list of various forms will appear. Click on “New Voter Registration (Form 6)” to use this form for creating a new voter card.


Step 6: Click on the “Let’s Start” button.


Step 7: On the new page, you will need to provide your mobile number and click on the “Send OTP” button. After receiving the OTP, enter it in the box and click on “Verify OTP.”


Step 8: On the next page, you will be presented with two options:
– Yes, I am applying for the first time
– No, I already have a voter ID
Choose the first option and click on the “Next” button.


Step 9: Now, you need to select your state, district, and assembly constituency. Enter your Aadhar card number.


Step 10: Scroll down a bit and select your date of birth from the calendar. Upload a document as proof of your birth. Ensure that the document is self-attested, meaning you have signed it, taken a photocopy, and then uploaded the scanned document or a photo of it. After successfully uploading the document, the “Preview” section will appear. Click on the “Next” button.


Step 11: Now, you need to upload your photo, which will be printed on the voter card. The size of this photo should be less than 200 KB. Scroll down, select your gender, and provide your personal details in both English and Marathi. Enter your mobile number and email. If you have any disabilities, select the appropriate option. Click on the “Next” button.


Step 12: On the new page, you need to check details of the person from whom you received the voter card initially. Select your relationship with that person and enter their EPIC number (voter ID number). It’s not compulsory but recommended to enter the EPIC number. Click on the “Next” button.


Step 13: Now, you need to enter your complete address. Choose Aadhar card as your address proof and upload it. Remember to self-attest the document before uploading.


Step 14: In the “Declaration” section, select your state, district, and village. Then, choose the period you have been residing at the provided address. Enter your name and click on “Done.” Review the filled details, check for any errors within the next 5 minutes, and click on the “Confirm” button. Once you click “Confirm,” you won’t be able to make any changes in the form.


Step 15: After submitting the form, you will receive a “Reference ID.” Save it as you will need it later to check the status of your application.


Step 16: Return to the home page and click on “Explore” to check the status of your voter card. Then, click on “Status Of Application.”


Step 17: Enter your “Reference ID” to check the status of your voter card application.

In this way, you can apply for a new Voter ID online. After submitting the application, a paper verification will be conducted within 15 to 30 days. Once your voter card is ready, you will receive a message on your mobile, and you can download its digital copy from the dashboard. Additionally, the physical card will be sent to your address by post within 3 to 6 months.